Is a Smile Makeover on Your Horizon?

At the dental practice of Dr. Letitia M. Williams and our team, we are pleased to offer porcelain and resin dental veneers for our patients in Union Springs, Alabama, and the surrounding areas. Dental veneers are a fairly quick, pleasing and safe fix for front teeth that are less attractive than you would like them to… Read more »

Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Are your wisdom teeth bothering you or someone close to you? If so, our team can help. Sadly, wisdom teeth removal is something that almost everyone goes through, but can you recognize the symptoms of a problematic wisdom tooth? Similarly, do you know why some wisdom teeth need to be removed? Luckily, there are a… Read more »

Dentistry Before the 21st Century

Here at , we love sharing our knowledge of dentistry. If you’re a history buff or you’re fascinated by scientific progression, you’ll enjoy this brief account of the evolution of dentistry. The first known dentist was an Egyptian scribe by the name of Hesy-Re, who lived around 2600 B.C.. His tomb includes the title “the… Read more »

Water, Water Everywhere, So Drink Some for Your Teeth

Who doesn’t love a cool glass of water? In addition to being refreshing on a hot day or after some strenuous exercise, water has some serious benefits for your oral health. But many people don’t get enough water. After all, the majority of our bodies is actually water, and we need a lot to keep… Read more »

Sources of Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that can greatly benefit your dental health. Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel from acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral naturally occurs in many foods and in water. Where Else Can Fluoride Be Found? Dental fluoride… Read more »

Is Dry Mouth Bothering You?

If you are having unusually dry mouth symptoms, you are not alone. Dry mouth commonly arises when saliva produced is decreased by the salivary glands in the mouth. This can develop as a side effect of medication or even a condition that directly affects the salivary glands. Saliva helps prevent tooth decay by neutralizing acids… Read more »

Replacing Teeth: What You Should Know

Do you know what you should do if you’re missing teeth? Or if one of your children loses a tooth? If you’d have the gap filled as soon as possible, good for you. Leaving a space in your smile can lead to a number of serious problems. However, there are a few things you should… Read more »

Helping Your Children Build Healthy Tooth Brushing Habits

Building healthy oral care habits when your children are young is vital for their developing teeth and gums. While you will have to do it for them when they are small, there are things you can do to make it fun for them as they learn to take over! Begin when they are infants to get… Read more »

A Bridge Will Restore the Function of Several Lost Teeth

Fractures from a blow to the face, advanced tooth decay and gum disease can damage or cause the loss of multiple teeth in one area of your mouth. Losing one tooth, let along multiple teeth in one spot will seriously compromise your ability to eat. It can also affect your speech and might even influence… Read more »